Deputies: Hit and run suspect tries to flee, crashes car in Pitt County

AYDEN, N.C. (WNCT) – The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office says a man is facing multiple charges after he crashes his car trying to leave an accident.

It happened Saturday night near the Chicod store on NC 43.

Deputies said they were called out after cars were reported racing in the area.

20-year-old Brian Kelly was chased by police after fleeing from the scene of an accident. Kelly’s car caught on fire after crashing on County Home Road.

He was taken to the local hospital for treatment.

Deputies said he’s facing multiple charges once he is released.

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